Birth, Deaths & Marriages

BIRTHS
MCCLYMONT — EARL — To Kelly and Craig, a son, Raffael Tucker, on 24th November, 2018 at St. Georges Hospital, London. First grandchild for Raymond, first great grandchild for Matt and Val and a first great-great grandchild for Margie.
RAE — Alan and Sarah (née Paterson) are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful daughter, Emilia Jane, born on 24th November, 2018 at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow.
DEATHS
CANNON — Peacefully at Newton Stewart Hospital with her family present, on Friday 30th November 2018. Mona S. Cannon née Adams, aged 85 years, of Redbrae Cottage, Wigtown. Much loved wife of the late Robert T. Cannon, dearly loved mum and granny. Funeral Service to which all friends are respectfully invited, at Kirkcowan Parish Church, on Friday 7th December 2018, at 10.30 a.m. Thereafter interment at Kirkcowan Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Cancer Research UK on retiral from church.
DAVIDSON — Peacefully at the Galloway Community Hospital, Stranraer on Thursday, 15th November, 2018, John (Jack) Davidson aged 83 years of 14 Laurey Drive, Stranraer. Beloved husband of the late Sarah (Sadie) Davidson, dearly loved father of Kurt. Funeral on Friday, 7th December, 2018. Service in the High Kirk of Stranraer at 12.00.noon. Thereafter to Glebe Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, Donations to Alzheimer Scotland on retiral from church.
IN MEMORIAM
BAIN — In loving memory of a dear mum and granny, Ann, died 4th December, 2010. Everyday in some small way Memories of you come our way. Though absent, you are ever near Still missed, loved and ever dear. — From all the Family.
DARGIE — In loving memory of a dear husband, dad and papa, Robert, who died 8th December, 2017. As the days go by My heart is filled with sorrow If we could share just one more day If there was one more tomorrow I'd hold you close within my arms And never let you go I love and miss you so much More than these words could ever show. You were my world, my rock, my friend A love so strong and true I miss you so much darling Forever I'll love you. — Your loving wife Mary. Our Hero You held our hands when we were small You caught us when we fell You're the hero of our childhood And our later years as well. And everytime we think of you Our hearts still fill with pride Though we will always miss you dad I know you're by our side. In laughter and in sorrow In sunshine and through rain We know you're watching over us Until we meet again. — Annmarie and Colin, Rachael and Martin and grandchildren Robert, Chloe, Martin, Jacob and Faith.
DARGIE — In loving memory of Robert, who died 8th December, 2017. A year ago you left us. Missed and remembered everyday. — Love Margaret.
DARGIE, ROBERT (UNCLE BUCK) — In memory of a much loved uncle. Never forgotten. Always remembered. — Love Isaac x.
DARGIE, ROBERT — A million times we needed A million times I've cried If love alone could have saved you You never would have died In life I love you dearly In death I love you still It broke my heart to lose you But you didn't go alone Part of me went with you When God took you home. — From a much loved mother, Alice, Phyllis and Families xx.
GIBSON — In loving memory of a dear husband, father and grandfather, Andy, who died 7th December, 2008. Like fallen leaves, time slips by But loving memories of you. Will never ever die — Your loving wife Betty, Andrew, Mary and all the Family.
GRAHAM — In loving memory of my dear partner, Gloria, who died 6th December, 1997. Always in my thoughts. — Brian Hannah.
GRAHAM — In loving memory of my daughter, Gloria, died 6th December, 1997. They say that hearts don't really break, I know that isn't true, For on the day God called you home. He broke my heart in two. He saw that you were tired Gloria, That the going had got too tough So he gently took you in his arms, and said enough's enough. Loved and remembered. — Mum.
GRAHAM — In loving memory of my sister Gloria, died 6th December, 1997. With all the memories you will never be forgotten, Chance made us sisters Hearts made us friends. — Wee sister Maggie, brother-in-law James, niece True, nephew Steven.
GRAHAM — In loving memory of a much loved sister and sister-in-law and aunt, Gloria, who died 6th December, 1997. Sadly missed. — Billy, Linda, Michelle, Joanne and Billy.
GRIBBEN — In loving memory of my husband, George, who died 8th December, 2017. It's lonely without you Miss you everyday. — Margaret.
LANGDON — In loving memory of a dear father, Jimmy, died 10th December, 2008. No one knows how much we miss you No one knows the bitter pain We have suffered since we lost you Life has never been the same In our hearts your memory lingers Sweet, tender, fond and true There is not a day, dear father That we do not think of you. — Love, Freda, Wullie, John and Mary.
LITTLE — In loving memory of a dearly loved husband, Des, father, grandfather and great grandfather, died December 4th, 2013. No one knows how much I miss you No one knows the bitter pain I have suffered since I lost you Life has never been the same. — Loving wife Vera and Family.
LITTLE — In loving memory of a dear friend, Robert, who died 11th December, 1992. Sadly missed. — Inserted by Rab Nisbet.
MACLEOD, JOHN — In loving memory of my husband, John, who died 9th December, 2008. Forever in my thoughts. — Rosemary x.
REID — In loving memory of Joseph Anthony Reid, died 6th December, 1995, beloved husband of the late Dorothy (Tootsie) Agnew, died 10th May, 1995. A loving father and grandfather of the family. My heart still aches with sadness, My silent tears still flow, What it meant to lose you dad, No one will ever know. — Your loving son Tony, Linda, granddaughter Rachel and grandson Joe. Nothing can replace you, Nothing ever will, In life I loved you dearly, In death I love you still. — Your loving daughter Doshy, granddaughter Jocelyn and grandson Jake. Sad are the hearts that loved you, Silent are the tears that fall, Living our lives without you, Is the hardest part of all. Time passes, but memories stay Dad you're in our thoughts everyday. — Your loving daughter Linda and granddaughter Shannon. Till memories fade and life departs you live forever in our hearts. — Son Anthony, Karen and grandsons Gregor, Fraser and Murray.
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
GRAHAM — Cynthia and family of the late Alex Graham would like to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for cards, flowers and kind expressions of sympathy received in their recent sad bereavement. Doctors at Lochnaw Practice, Macmillan Nurses and the wonderful District Nurses for care and support received. The Rev. S. Ogston for a lovely service and to everyone who kindly donated to Macmillan Cancer Support and District Nurses (£1407.46). The Craignelder Hotel for catering and Frazer Hare and Rory for excellent professional services.
HASTIE — Anne, Gordon, Ellen and Gordon would like to thank family, friends and neighbours for cards, flowers and kind expressions of sympathy and support received in their recent sad bereavement. Thanks to family doctors, staff of the Garrick Ward and District Nurses for their care and kindness. Special thanks to Rev. John Burns for a lovely service. Craignelder Hotel for catering and Alan Dougan of John McNeil Funeral Directors for his excellent professional services.
TAYLOR — Mark, Angela and all the family of the late Minnie Taylor would like to thank all relatives, friends, neighbours and work colleagues for cards, messages of support, flowers and kind expressions of sympathy received, on the sad loss of our mother. We would like to thank Lochree practice, Paramedics, Galloway Community Hospital, Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary ( Critical care ward ) and mums Carers for all their care and kindness. The Rev. Pam Bellis for a wonderful uplifting service, Craignelder Hotel for catering and Stuart McNeil Funeral Director for a excellent professional service.
WRIGHT — Ian, Paula and families would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for cards, flowers and kind expressions of sympathy received in their recent sad bereavement. Family doctors and doctors and nurses of the Galloway Community Hospital for all their care and kindness. The Rev. John Burns for kind ministrations and Alan Dougan of John McNeil Funeral Directors for his excellent professional services.
ENGAGEMENT
WILSON — GARRETT — Both families are delighted to announce the engagement of Gary to Lauren on Wednesday, 28th November, 2018.